Shrub Rose, Groundcover Rose
Rosa 'Lady Elsie May'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lady Elsie May
Additional cultivar information:(PP15763, aka NOAelsie, Lady Elsie May, Angelsie)
Hybridized by Noack
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Orange pink (op)

Bloom Shape:

Semi-double

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, (2 reports)

Fayetteville, Arkansas

Morongo Valley, California

West Hartford, Connecticut

Alton, Illinois

Caseyville, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

Lisle, Illinois

Saint Charles, Illinois

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Gardiner, Maine

Beverly, Massachusetts

Lexington, Massachusetts

Roslindale, Massachusetts

Lincoln, Nebraska

Bronx, New York

Brooklyn, New York

Durham, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Richmond, Texas

Lexington, Virginia

Lake Stevens, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
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RatingContent
Positive

On Mar 27, 2015, Pistil from Lake Stevens, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very hardy and trouble-free here, long bloom time. No diseases.

Positive

On Apr 19, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

One of my absolute favorite roses for its extraordinary performance. A blooming machine with great vigor and disease resistance. It begins blooming about two weeks after most roses in June, but then blooms more or less continuously till frost. Very floriferous.

Flower color is a strong clear coral (orangey pink), beautiful by itself but clashing with many other roses, especially in traditional colors (cool pinks, crimson, fuchsia, and purples). 3.5" flowers with 8-14 petals open flat quickly and are not long-lasting as cut flowers, nor is their shape elegant, but this prolific rose always has more buds coming on.

No fragrance that I can detect.

Foliage is glossy and handsome, with remarkable black spot resistance here, where the climate especia... read more

Positive

On Dec 1, 2008, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Gorgeous coral color in my area.